Questions Ofsted might ask

  • Questions Ofsted might ask EYFS staff
    Share these questions with your Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) staff so they can prepare for an inspection under the 2021 framework. Each question includes suggestions of evidence they could use to support their answers.
  • Questions Ofsted might ask middle leaders
    Download our list of questions Ofsted inspectors might ask. You'll find questions related to each area of the inspection framework to help you feel confident when talking to inspectors.
  • Questions Ofsted might ask SBMs
    Learn what questions Ofsted inspectors might ask school business managers (SBMs) during an inspection under the Ofsted framework, and read some tips for preparing for inspection.
  • Questions Ofsted might ask SENCOs
    Download our list of questions to find out what Ofsted inspectors might ask you as a special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO). You'll also find questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and tips on how to make the most of your inspection meeting.
  • Questions Ofsted might ask you based on your role
    Get an idea of what Ofsted could ask you and your colleagues all in one place, so you feel confident talking to inspectors. Find out what they could ask headteachers and SLT, middle leaders, SENCOs, teachers, SBMs and EYFS staff.